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Friday, May 25
 

3:15pm PDT

Eckstein Middle School Sr. Jazz Band
Participatory Swing Dance

Performers
EM

Eckstein Middle School Sr. Jazz Band

Eckstein is from Seattle Washington. We have a strong arts program and very involved in our community.


Friday May 25, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

4:15pm PDT

Nathan Hale High School Jazz Band
Swing Dance Big Band

Performers
NH

Nathan Hale High School Jazz Band

Nathan Hale High School Jazz Band comes from North Seattle and is part of the Seattle School District. The Hale music program offers a wide variety of music ensemble and classes which include: drum line, concert orchestra, chamber orchestra, concert choir, piano lab, wind ensemble... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

5:15pm PDT

GARFIELD HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Contemporary Big Band Swing

Performers
GH

GARFIELD HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBNLE

The Garfield Jazz Ensemble has won every major competition on the west coast of the United States. In February 2017, it was named the “Outstanding Festival Band” at the prestigious Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival for an unprecedented eighth time. In 2011, it was named the ‘Outstanding... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 5:15pm - 6:00pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

8:15pm PDT

Bunny Holiday and the Highball Boys
Vintage Swing and Blues

Performers

Friday May 25, 2018 8:15pm - 9:00pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison
 
Saturday, May 26
 

12:45pm PDT

322
Vibin' The New Groove

Performers
3

322

322 is a band from Tacoma, Washington. Founding members BrandonLee Cierley (Saxophone) and Elliott Turner (Guitar), together with Josh Bozich (Bass), Joel Bozich (Drums) and Joshua VanCleave (Keyboard) collaborate to deliver an alternate, innovative perspective to the jazz music scene... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 12:45pm - 1:20pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage: Sponsored by Western WA Toyota Dealers 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

1:35pm PDT

Bad News Botanists
Alternative Jazz, Funk Fusion

Performers
BN

Bad News Botanists

Seattle jam band, Bad News Botanists, dives through a mixture of classic funk and soul music with a modern, synth twist, planting a new cool on instrumental music. Brain child of the Botanists, Frank Vitolo, organically formed the group through a series of local jam sessions scattered... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 1:35pm - 2:10pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage: Sponsored by Western WA Toyota Dealers 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:25pm PDT

Ten Man Brass Band
High Energy Brass Band

Performers
TM

Ten Man Brass Band

The Ten Man Brass Band has been filling the streets of Seattle with powerful all acoustic brass music since 2011. Formed by students at Roosevelt High School who wanted to blend the sounds of New Orleans Second Line, Jazz, Pop, Funk, and Disco, Ten Man has gone on to play venues ranging... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:25pm - 3:00pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage: Sponsored by Western WA Toyota Dealers 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:35pm PDT

Small Change
Heavily Funkified Jazz Nerds

Performers
SC

Small Change

Small Change began as a typical high school jazz combo playing standards from the Real Book. But at one point our keyboardist showed us a funky riff he had come up with, which became a song called Flannel (uploaded above). We soon realized there was so much more music we wanted to... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:35pm - 4:05pm PDT
Center Theatre 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:45pm PDT

Night Blooming Jasmine
Gypsy Swing from Montana!

Performers
NB

Night Blooming Jasmine

Night Blooming Jasmine has been performing Gypsy jazz and swing music in Montana since 2014, when mandolinist John Rosett invited classically-trained violinist Geoffrey Taylor and mysterious guitarist Jasper to fill in at a restaurant gig. The chemistry was great, and we started playing... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:45pm - 4:15pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:30pm PDT

Smoky Mokes Ragtime Ensemble
Traditional Jazz and Ragtime

Performers
SM

Smoky Mokes Ragtime Ensemble

Gene Silberberg--I am the compiler of the "Fiddle Tunes I Learned...Tractor Tavern" book, and I have also played tenor banjo with several Dixieland bands--Uptown Lowdown JB, Rainier JB, Ain't No Heaven JB, Glenn Dudley plays with many 1920's groups and also plays guitar for contra... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Night Blooming Jasmine
Gypsy Swing from Montana!

Performers
NB

Night Blooming Jasmine

Night Blooming Jasmine has been performing Gypsy jazz and swing music in Montana since 2014, when mandolinist John Rosett invited classically-trained violinist Geoffrey Taylor and mysterious guitarist Jasper to fill in at a restaurant gig. The chemistry was great, and we started playing... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:00pm - 6:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

The SpeakEasy Band
Prohibition Era Music 1919-34

Performers
TS

The SpeakEasy Band

Formed in 2004, SpeakEasy plays from authentic "stock arrangements" mostly from the 1920' and early '30s. These were commercially available orchestrations of popular music from that era. This is a recreation of the sound as it would have been heard from many dance bands around the... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 7:00pm - 7:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:45pm PDT

The Peter Adams Trio
High Energy Modern Jazz.

Performers
TP

The Peter Adams Trio

Peter Adams is a multi-talented pianist/composer/arranger whose fiery touch and sweet distinctive sound carry his playing and composing into a musical space that defies categorization. A Pacific Northwest native, Peter has played with many talented musicians and groups including Joshua... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 7:45pm - 8:20pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

8:35pm PDT

Freudian Slurp
Cinematic Jazz Fusion

Performers
FS

Freudian Slurp

Freudian Slurp just released their second album (Get It?) in early spring of 2017. The clarinet and saxophone driven compositions inspire images of characters and landscapes, with cinematic build ups that are evocative of car chases and fight scenes. The band recently performed live... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 8:35pm - 9:10pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery Sponsored by CityArts 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

11:45am PDT

Jazz Underground
Contemporary Big Band Jazz

Performers
JU

Jazz Underground

Jazz Underground is a Seattle-based group that plays contemporary big band jazz. Starting as an alumni band for a Seattle high school in the mid-2000s, its members now include amateur and professional musicians from throughout the Puget Sound. The group performs music by local composers... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Mural Amphitheater: Sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:30pm PDT

Bellows & Squawk
Gems of Early Jazz

Performers
BA

Bellows & Squawk

Bellows & Squawk present popular songs composed between around 1895 and 1920 that form a bridge from minstrelsy and ragtime to the popular standards of the ‘20s and beyond. Their show focuses on the songs themselves, with some historical commentary emphasizing the role of minstrelsy... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:30pm - 1:00pm PDT
Back Porch Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

2:00pm PDT

Al's Novelty Syncopators
1920s Novelty Dance Music

Performers
AN

Al's Novelty Syncopators

Al's Novelty Syncoptors came together in the year 2000, the result of four local musicians passion for 1920s popular music. The Syncopators have performed at Folklife for many a year, love to play for dances, and have a goal to bring the sounds of the 1920s to those who have never... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

Swing Lesson
With Jodi Fleischman and Mark Kihara

Performers
SL

Swing Lesson

With Jodi Fleischman and Mark Kihara


Monday May 28, 2018 3:00pm - 3:15pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

3:15pm PDT

Hot Club Sandwich
Gypsy Jazz and Swing

Performers
HC

Hot Club Sandwich

Founded more than 15 years ago, Hot Club Sandwich began with a deep reverence for Gypsy jazz of the '30s and '40s, growing to incorporate classic jazz and folkloric influences from around the world


Monday May 28, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

4:00pm PDT

Left Foot Boogie
Partner Dance Joy!

Performers
LF

Left Foot Boogie

Dancing is such a joy in life!jodi has been dancing and teaching around the living room and the globe for over 25 years!LEFT FOOT DANCE has had the great honor of teaching thousands of folks dance swing, salsa, waltz, zydeco and more for 20 years.


Monday May 28, 2018 4:00pm - 4:15pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

4:15pm PDT

Portage Bay Big Band
Keep on Swingin'

Performers
PB

Portage Bay Big Band

Portage Bay Big Band’s Annual Events include the University Street Fair, the Wallingford Wurst Festival, Freeway Park Dancing Til Dusk, Salmon Days, Strawberry Festival and multiple concerts and dances at Bellevue’s Music at the Market Stage, and Third Place Commons in Lake Forest... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison
 


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